Con"flu*ence n. [L. confluentia.]
The act of flowing together; the meeting or junction of two or more streams; the place of meeting.
New York stood at the confluence of two rivers.
Any running together of separate streams or currents; the act of meeting and crowding in a place; hence, a crowd; a concourse; an assemblage.
You see this confluence, this great flood of vistors.
The confluence . . . of all true joys.
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